Bout of Books Read-a-thon Friday Update and Challenges for Saturday

Bout of Books

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.
- From the Bout of Books team

To see my goals and what books I'm choosing from, read Monday's update.

 
Challenges

I must say that I am so happy for easier challenges today. I don't have time for anything time consuming.

The first challenge is the Bookish Wishes Challenge, hosted by Kelsey's Cluttered Bookshelf.

Question 1: If you could be like any character from a fictional book, who would it be? What do you like about them? Tell me why!

I think I might like to be Katsa. She is fearless, smart, gorgeous, strong, a fighter, and she has Po's complete heart. I just like her all around too even though she has some insecurities and I think she should marry Po. :)

The second challenge is the Acrostic Book Poem Challenge, hosted by I Read, Ergo I Write. I wasn't going to do this one at first when I saw it was a poem, but I picked my book and whipped up a poem really quick (not good or anything - this took me about three minutes), so I thought I would anyway. I didn't do a fancy image, like she did (takes too much time). Anyway, here you go:


Maddening. That is how I feel. He is
All I have left to fight for;
To live for, from one breath to another.
Cherished, is also how I feel.
How can he give up so much and love me when
Everything is against us being together?
Does the road ahead have to be impossible and appear to go on forever?


Update

It was another slower day for me today. Scroll down for my update from Friday:

Monday
Number of books I read: 1
Total number of books I've read: 1
Books: Tuesdays at the Castle, on page 34 of The Distance Between Us

Tuesday
Number of books I read: 1
Total number of books I've read: 2
Books: The Distance Between Us, on page 106 of Shadowfell

Wednesday
Number of books I read: 52 pages
Total number of books I've read: 2
Books: on page 158 of Shadowfell

Thursday
Number of books I read: 2+
Total number of books I've read: 4
Books: Finished Shadowfell and Truth or Date, read ~50 pages of Ten Tiny Breaths and DNF, started Raven Flight and read 54 pages

Friday
Number of books I read: 68 pages of Raven Flight
Total number of books I've read: 4
Books: Still on Raven Flight

Saturday
Number of books I read:
Total number of books I've read:
Books:

Sunday
Number of books I read:
Total number of books I've read:
Books:


So far I am a little more than half-way through my goal of eight books with two more days left. I'll have to really push towards the end if I want to finish this one and get three more books read.

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